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There are 12 ways to get from Luthern to Rome by train, bus and ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

56€ - 155€

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Bus  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 1524

40€ - 50€

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Train via Arth-Goldau  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

99€ - 245€

Bus and ferry  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Luzern to Rome

40€ - 60€

Bus, train  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Brunnen Main Train Station to Casalecchio Garibaldi Singen - Fabrizia
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini 8951 / ...

Drive  •  8h 2m

  1. Drive from Luthern to Rome 826.4 km

100€ - 160€

Train to Zurich, fly to Rome  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Rome (FCO) ZRH - FCO

86€ - 348€

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Rome  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
  2. Take the bus from Lugano Piazzale Besso to Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rome (FCO) MXP - FCO

Train to Basel, fly to Rome  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Rome (FCO) BSL - FCO

82€ - 426€

Train, train to Milan Linate, fly to Rome  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Rome (FCO) LIN - FCO

120€ - 420€

Train, train to Milan Bergamo, fly to Rome  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Rome (FCO) BGY - FCO

103€ - 405€

Train to Zurich, fly to Florence, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini

82€ - 550€

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The cheapest way to get from Luthern to Rome is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 55 and takes 12h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Luthern to Rome is to train and fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 380 and takes 5h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Rome. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luthern to Rome. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Roma Termini via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 29m.

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The distance between Luthern and Rome is 662 km. The road distance is 826.4 km.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Rome without a car is to train which takes 7h 29m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m to get from Luthern to Rome, including transfers.

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Luthern to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luzern station.

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Luthern to Rome train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Luzern station.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Rome is to train which takes 7h 29m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 55 and takes 12h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Luthern to Rome.
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  • Distance: 662 km
  • Duration: 7h 29m

What companies run services between Luthern, Switzerland and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Luthern to Rome via Milano Centrale in around 7h 29m. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a vehicle from Luzern to Rome twice a week. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 10h 5m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 390€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
City Airways Company
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 230€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Luzern to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Arth-Goldau to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Arth-Goldau to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40€ - 55€
Base Standard
70€ - 95€
Base Premium
85€ - 120€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 90€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 50€
Smart Low Cost
30€ - 45€
Smart Flex
65€ - 90€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 65€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
25€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
22€ - 35€
Smart Flex
45€ - 65€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
1st Class
50€ - 75€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Luzern to Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
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eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
L'Aurora Viaggi
Phone
+39 0963 313116
Email
info@viaggiaurora.it
Website
viaggiaurora.it
Bus from Brunnen Main Train Station to Casalecchio Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
L'Aurora Viaggi
Giosy Tours
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Website
giosytours.ch
Bus from Lugano Piazzale Besso to Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Giosy Tours

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Luthern to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Luthern to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luthern to Rome is 826 km. It takes approximately 8h 2m to drive from Luthern to Rome.

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